Category Archives: Cultural Geography

Remotely Sensing Cape Farewell

I recently gave a presentation at the RGS-IBG annual conference where I creatively presented a series of  35mm slides from my dad’s 1972 mountaineering expedition to Cape Farewell, Greenland. I gave the presentation in a session entitled “Me, my self … Continue reading

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A Very Modern Ruin: St Peter’s Seminary

As part of my Strip Mall activities I am currently researching innovative strategies for the adaption and reuse of built forms which have fallen out of use. One excellent example I want to bring to your attention is the repurposing, … Continue reading

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Suburbia Interviewed

“The suburbs can go toward death – or life. We will have decay if we do the same old things. We need to reimagine a sustainable future. Car-centered development is going to kill us. We need to work for walkable … Continue reading

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Reflecting on Dead Birds: a Photographic Study by Andriko Lozowy

Andriko Lozowy, photographer and sociologist, recently took a series of photographs – Reflecting on Dead Birds – of the exhibition Fashioning Feathers…  that I recently curated at the FAB gallery, Edmonton. The photographs act as a virtual tour of the … Continue reading

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Documentation of Art-Geography Talk @ Glasgow Sculpture Studios

As promised here is the documentation of the talk given by Kate Foster at GSS giving examples of collaborative creative work on environmental change from art and geography (happened on June 23, 2011). In the talk Kate Foster invites responces … Continue reading

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Kate Foster Talks “Changeable Places” at Glasgow Sculpture Studios

I want to bring to your attention a presentation by environmental artist Kate Foster at Glasgow Sculpture Studios that I, and fellow geographer Hayden Lorimer,  will be contributing to on Thursday 23 June 1-2 pm (UK time) as we would appreciate your … Continue reading

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Fashioning Feathers Flyer

The flyers for the exhibition – Fashioning Feathers: Dead Birds, Millinery Crafts and the Plumage Trade – I have been working on have been sent out and I want to post them here and invite you to the Opening Reception … Continue reading

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Archiving Out-of-Doors

The recently aired BBC programme The Secrets of Scott’s Hut took a wide-ranging look at the now almost legendary attempt by Captain Scott to reach the South Pole in 1911. At its heart was the six-year project to preserve the remote wooden … Continue reading

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Understanding the Creative City Through New Digital Mapping Technologies

Human geographer Dr. Chris Brennan-Horley is visiting Edmonton next week and is giving a presentation at the City-Region Study Centre entitled: Where is creativity in the city? Understanding the creative city through new digital mapping technologies   Chris Brennan-Horley asks us to … Continue reading

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Urban Undercurrents

Friend of Experimental Geography in Practice Adeola Enigbokan, of archivingthecity, will be participating in Urban Undercurrents part of the Urban Festival organized by The New School. If you are in or visiting New York come out on the evening of April 21 (Thursday) … Continue reading

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